Broken Light: A Photography Collective

We are photographers living with or affected by mental illness; supporting each other one photograph at a time. Join our community, submit today!

Free Spirit

Photo taken by Josefine, a swedish photography student currently based out of Los Angeles. The reason she decided to pursue photography full time is because she saw the impact pictures can … Continue reading

August 31, 2012 · 18 Comments

House of Abandoned Children

Photos taken by Tom Robinson, a 30-year-old English photographer who has traveled extensively through South East Asia as well as South & Central America. He worked for a year at a special … Continue reading

August 30, 2012 · 11 Comments

Identity

Photo taken by Hayley, a photography and new media student who was afflicted with anorexia and anxiety as a teenager. Her passions include adventure, traveling, music, art, and the outdoors. … Continue reading

August 29, 2012 · 2 Comments

Across the Universe

Photo taken By Leigh Righton, a Vancouver based portrait photographer who recently shot a series called “Across the Universe” that studies movement and expressions of freedom and joy. Leigh is supportive of … Continue reading

August 28, 2012 · 5 Comments

Mono Lake Healing

Photos taken by Jan Austin Smith, a 27-year-old man living in Northern California. His mother, a Psychiatrist, has depression, and his closest aunt is bipolar, so he has been around people … Continue reading

August 27, 2012 · 15 Comments

Callas

Photo taken by Mitch Elder, a combat veteran retired from the USAF who has experienced depression, anxiety and PTSD. He lives in Oregon with his wife of 30+ years, and their … Continue reading

August 26, 2012 · 13 Comments

Urban Rooftops

Photo taken by Clare, a woman who has been diagnosed with major depression, bipolar, among other things. Photography is something she studied in school some years ago, and still enjoys … Continue reading

August 25, 2012 · 10 Comments

Photos by the Dog of a Depressed Woman

Photos taken by Audrey the Photographer Dog. She is a long-haired chihuahua mix shelter pup who was adopted in Los Angeles and takes photos by herself with a collar cam. She has … Continue reading

August 24, 2012 · 11 Comments

The Lonely Road

Photo taken by Josefine, a swedish photography student currently based out of Los Angeles. The reason she decided to pursue photography full time is because she saw the impact pictures can … Continue reading

August 23, 2012 · 16 Comments

River Dreams

Photo taken by Rachel Bussières, a 26-year-old Quebec
 City, Canada native, currently based out of the North Coast of California. She has been connected to mental illness since her childhood, … Continue reading

August 22, 2012 · 6 Comments

We All Could Use A Hug

Photo taken by a mother who primarily struggles with depression, but also deals with increasing social anxiety and panic attacks. About this photo: “My depression has left me homebound majority … Continue reading

August 21, 2012 · 13 Comments

Rainbow Through the Darkest Times

Photo taken by a woman in her thirties who has major depression, anxiety, and is on the bipolar spectrum. She has been through countless treatments, including tons of medications, an … Continue reading

August 20, 2012 · 11 Comments

Struggles

Photo taken by Jim, a man from Texas who has struggled with depression for much of his life. About the photo: Sometimes Struggles are exactly what we need in our life. … Continue reading

August 19, 2012 · 54 Comments

Embodied

Photos taken By Leigh Righton, a Vancouver based portrait photographer who recently launched a collaborative project called EMBODIED that allowed her to explore the relationships we have to our bodies and … Continue reading

August 18, 2012 · 10 Comments
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